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Fiscal Fitness is the MCFE blog.  Check here regularly as we highlight national policy development and new research relevant to ongoing state tax and fiscal policy debates, provide our take on reports and studies released by agencies and other organizations, react to articles and editorials -- in short offer our thoughts and perspective on anything that captures our interest (or gets our dander up).

March 20, 2019

New Release: Minnesota’s Prices of Local Government

What is local government's claim on the income of its citizens? 

March 18, 2019

Battle of the State Finance Commissioners

In the battle over forecast inflation just who is really being naive?

February 07, 2019

Time for an LGA Renaissance? (Part 2)

Is LGA the right tool for the times to ensure the health and welfare of Minnesota communities?  Several questions merit consideration.  (Second of a two-part series looking at the merits of a reinvestment in the Local Government Aid program)